Discover the traditions and historic wonders of ancient Persia when you book flights to Shiraz. Travel with flydubai to this beautiful Iranian city and enjoy a great range of in-flight comforts and services.
We’ve designed your journey to make it as easy as possible and flexible to your needs. Choose the fare to suit you, whether you want a seat in Economy or Business Class. Dependent on the departure location, you can also pick your preferred check-in option. Save time with our online check-in service, available at more than 50 destinations, or head to our designated check-in desk at the airport where a member of our team will be on hand to help you.
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If you know you’re going to want to tuck into a hot meal during your flight, pre-order a dish from the internationally-inspired menu up to 24 hours before you fly to Shiraz. Snacks and beverages are also available to buy onboard from our refreshment trolley if hunger strikes during your journey.
Our seats in Economy Class have been ergonomically-designed for optimum comfort. But, if you want to indulge in more space to relax during your flight, upgrade to a Business Class fare. As one of just 12 passengers in our premium cabin, you can experience a personalised service from the moment you reach the airport. Once you arrive, you’ll be fast-tracked through check-in and security to give you more time to relax in the Business Class Lounge. Once onboard, sink into your Italian leather seat, some of which recline into flatbeds, perfect for a mid-flight snooze.
Find paradise in the city at Eram Garden, a proud part of the heritage in Shiraz. The beautifully manicured grounds showcase the best of Persian architecture and society. Inhale the scent of fresh blooms as you wander through the cypress trees and discover hidden pools of shimmering water.
Get caught up in the hustle and bustle of Shiraz’s most famous market. More than 200 stalls line Vakil Bazaar in the heart of the city. Stroll through and pick up everything from Persian rugs and spices to fresh tea and jewellery.
Head inside the beautiful pavilion in Nazar Garden to discover its quaint museum. It’s small in size, but houses a wealth of artefacts that hold religious and historical significance, such as an array of alluring watercolour paintings by famous Zand artists.
A city where art, history, nature and music comes together, Shiraz is the cultural hub of Iran. Visit the many monuments and religious sites peppered across the city to unearth the rich heritage of the region.
Shiraz has been producing influential creatives for decades and you can visit shrines across the city that celebrate the most beloved.
Set in a beautiful floral garden, the Tomb of Hafez pays respect to the life and work of the great Iranian 14th-century poet. Find peace in the memorial gardens, read some of Hafez’s poems in the small library and sit in a shaded spot by the domed mausoleum.
The next stop on your cultural pilgrimage should be the Tomb of Saadi. Represented on the 100,000 Iranian rial note, the famous travelling poet has a shrine dedicated to him set in lush gardens. Make your way inside the grand building and you’ll find his work showcased throughout the main hall.
Shiraz is brimming with historical and religious significance, which can be best explored through its many stunning monuments. One of the most unique is the Vakil Mosque. Intricate stone carvings cover the ceiling, while dramatic green and blue tiles distinguish the main passageway. Visit to witness the 48 ornate columns decorating the prayer hall.
Shimmering with light, the colourful Nasir ol-Molk Mosque is another elegant masterpiece. Nicknamed the Pink Mosque, its colourful floral-patterned tiles and stained-glass windows have a breath-taking effect. Walk along the Persian carpets through each room to discover the wall carvings and mosaic archways. What’s most spectacular about this mosque is its transformation as the sun rises and sets each day. Beaming through the glass of the windows, sunrays tessellate each room, creating a kaleidoscope of colour.
In northern Shiraz, the historical Qur’an Gate can be discovered. It was restored during the Zand dynasty when a room was added to house a sacred hand-written Quran, which is now safely stored in the Pars Museum. This historical gate is said to bless travellers who pass underneath with a safe journey.
Finish your trip with a visit to Arg-e Karim Khan, a fortress named after the founder of the Zand Dynasty. The 18th-century citadel once served as a prison, but is now open to the public. Marvel at the patterned tile work and take shade in the rows of trees. A long reflection pool stretches across the courtyard with seating and flowers framing the water. Inside the fortress, there’s a small museum that showcases local culture.
Before you visit Shiraz you’ll need to check with your country’s embassy to see what visa requirements are required to enter Iran.
As Shiraz is in Iran, you’ll use the national currency - the Iranian Rial. Frequently used banknotes include: 100, 200, 500, 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 and 100,000.
In Shiraz you’ll find the most commonly spoken language is Persian.
The weather in Shiraz is relatively pleasant all year round with temperatures reaching average highs of 38°C in July. During winter, temperatures can drop as low as 0°C.
You can travel around Shiraz by taxi. You’ll find that local taxi companies will line the streets near the popular landmarks, or you can simply flag one down. It’s best to agree a price before you set off on your journey. You can also hire a private vehicle, which can be booked for whole days at a time.
When you book flights to Shiraz, you’ll arrive at Shiraz International Airport (SYZ), also known as Shahid Dastghyb Airport. Located just 10 km from the city centre, it takes around 25 minutes to reach.
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